"i'm truly surprised
that we seem to get by
without polka dotted elephants,
serving us pie!"
this past month has been a struggle at best. between another lay-off, job search, training, bodhi having health issues, piper growing older by the minute, and the ephalump of depression stomping about in my brain, it's no wonder i've managed so little stitching! today, however, was an ephalump of another color: no, i still haven't managed to find a polka dotted ephalump to serve me pie, but i did manage a little needle chanting beneath a shady tree this afternoon. a little romp through a cloth fragment stash and a little playing about with sharp objects. not sure where i'm going with him from this point. perhaps i'll work him into a little pocket. a zippered vessel for bits and bobs. a keeping pouch. i recently salvaged some lovely old metal zippers that i should be able to harvest one from. there seems to be a little story there, somewhere. whispering quietly in the background...